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Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Ocean Vuong

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with Ocean Vuong. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/ocean-vuong/

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Alberto Ríos

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with Alberto Ríos. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/alberto-rios/

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents Natalie Diaz

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with poet Natalie Diaz, moderated by Laura Da’. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/natalie-diaz/

Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  This livestream* reading will be accessible from the Inprint website. General admission tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 23. Details on how to access the reading will be provided to season subscribers and to those who purchase general admission tickets in the Eventbrite email receipt.  Jericho Brown will read a selection of […]

HOME: Poetry Reading and Open Mic Series presents Monica Sok

From the organizers: The theme, HOME, is born out of our current space, time, crisis, and future-shaping. What does home mean? What isn’t home? Who is lacking home?

The 2021 Tomás Rivera Conference presents A Reading & Conversation with Javier Zamora

From the organizers:  Our theme for the Fall 2020 conference seeks to explore, challenge, and interrogate the myriad ways in which activism—in all its forms—influences the production and consumption of art from various mediums (writing, visual art, film, music, performance). We hope to open up dialogues and lines of communication between a cross-section of artists […]

Winter 2021 Launch Party Livestream: Natalie Shapero, Alex Dimitrov, & Erin Belieu

Join Copper Canyon Press for a livestream launch party reading in celebration of our winter 2021 season of books! Natalie Shapero, Alex Dimitrov, and Erin Belieu will read from their new collections, followed by a Q&A with viewers. Access is free. We’ll also share the livestream from our Facebook Page, and a link to the event […]

HOME: Poetry Reading and Open Mic Series presents Rachel McKibbens

From the organizers: The theme, HOME, is born out of our current space, time, crisis, and future-shaping. What does home mean? What isn’t home? Who is lacking home?

Lit Youngstown presents Philip Metres, Kevin Carey, & Kim Roberts

Lit Youngstown presents a celebration of three poets and their new books, streaming live on Lit Youngstown’s YouTube channel. Tune in for a reading and conversation with Philip Metres, Kevin Carey, and Kim Roberts. Watch here: https://www.youtube.

The Chicano Writers and Artists Association at Fresno State presents Monica Sok

From the organizers: Join the Chicanx Writers and Artists Association in (re)welcoming Monica Sok, an acclaimed poet, for a reading and Q&A! Monica was previously slated to read with us last Spring and we’re fortunate she’s able to make space with us this upcoming January. Pre-registration is required: here.   

100 Boots Poetry Series presents Nathaniel Mackey and Natalie Shapero

From the organizers: “This free program will be hosted on Zoom; registration is required. The 100 Boots Poetry Series presents readings by a range of emerging and established writers from St. Louis and across the United States. 100 Boots is organized by Ted Mathys, poet and educator at Saint Louis University.

The Black Matter Is Life: Poetry for Engagement and Overcoming – Love, Love, Love, feat. Jericho Brown

From the organizers: “Join us this winter for a virtual series of public conversations entitled, The Black Matter is Life: Poetry for Engagement and Overcoming. In this series, we will explore and discuss the rich tradition and innovation found in African American poetry. Poetry is a powerful art form, one that offers profound insights into […]

LOGOS presents Tyree Daye + Hannah VanderHart

From the organizers: Digital LOGOS Gathering, co-sponsored by EcoTheo Review. LOGOS Collective Collective Gatherings are ‘liturgically-inflected’ reading events, which engage audience participation. To participate in the ZOOM call, please RSVP through Eventbrite. A confirmation email will be sent with ZOOM link and PW for access.

Palm Beach Poetry Festival presents Gregory Orr

From the organizers: For this year’s Thomas Lux Memorial Reading and special interview, the festival is pleased to present The Beloved: A Poetry and Song Cycle, a collaborative work created by Gregory Orr and The Parkington Sisters. This original work features the extraordinary musical compositions and lyric adaptation of Gregory Orr’s poems by the Parkington […]

The Manderley Collective presents Leila Chatti and Elizabeth Powell

The Manderley Collective presents an online reading and Q&A with Leila Chatti and Elizabeth Powell. Register here: https://nyu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtd-6tqj0jEtAw93LunZG70_ZQyOmtr9uu

The Brooklyn Rail presents Radical Poetry Reading with Sharon Olds, Leila Chatti, Toi Derricotte, Yusef Komunyakaa, and Danez Smith

From the organizers: “Poet Sharon Olds curates the 20th Radical Poetry Reading, featuring Toi Derricotte, Yusef Komunyakaa, Danez Smith, and Leila Chatti. This event will be held over ZOOM. We’ll send you a link to join this event after you register.” Register here: https://www.

Writers Against Trump presents The Georgia Senate Runoff with Jericho Brown, Anjali Enjeti, Tayari Jones, and Laurel Snyder

From the organizers: Writers Against Trump: The Georgia Senate Runoff with Jericho Brown, Anjali Enjeti, Tayari Jones, and Laurel Snyder. Moderated by Carolyn Forché, co-sponsored by Avid Bookshop and Books & Books.  Register here.

Brooklyn Public Library presents MISSING THEM Poetry Reading: Holding Space for Grief

From the organizers: Join us on Friday night to kick off THE CITY’s MISSING THEM Memorial Event with poetry readings on loss, grieving and celebrating life during a pandemic, presented by Brooklyn Public Library featuring poets Ellen Bass, Ross Gay and Aracelis Girmay. THE CITY’s MISSING THEM project is an ambitious effort to track down every New Yorker that died due to COVID-19 […]

Maynooth University English Department presents Philip Metres: Shrapnel Maps, A Poetry Reading and Discussion

From the organizers: In the second event of our Poetry and Poetics reading and discussion series, Maynooth English Department is delighted to host multi-award-winning poet Philip Metres, who will read from, and talk about, his new poetry collection, Shrapnel Maps. The event will include an interactive Q&A with the poet, featuring questions from Maynooth students and […]

WE SPEAK Youth Poetry Slam Competition with Special Guest Jericho Brown

From the organizers: Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) presents the first-ever WE SPEAK Festival, a virtual, evening-length celebration of spoken word poetry and storytelling. Integrating critically-acclaimed artists Jericho Brown, Andrea Gibson, Kealoha, Shane Koyczan, and Robin Sanders, alongside talented local youth chosen through a juried selection process, WE SPEAK seeks to embody the complex themes and […]